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Child Abuse Pediatrician – A Child’s Place PA

A Child’s Place PA, a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center located in Pittsburgh with four fully accredited satellite locations in Western PA, is looking for an experienced and caring pediatrician (BE/BC or Pediatrician with experience in Child Abuse) to join two other pediatricians and a nurse practitioner to provide medical evaluations and consultations for the eight county area it serves.

This is a wonderful opportunity to serve children while limiting hours and call.

For additional information contact:

Mary Carrasco, MD, MPH
A Child's Place PA
[email protected]

Posted 01.24.22

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Oakland, CA


  • Providing subspecialty consultation for cases of suspected child maltreatment
  • Availability for TCS and to support outpatient, inpatient and ED providers across the region
  • Improving outcomes for our pediatric members and increasing the quality of care for patients being evaluated for suspected child maltreatment
  • Teleconsultation and ability to travel as the position grows


  • Collaboration with physician child abuse champions and their teams at each medical center and acting as a partner with medical center workflow
  • Association with certain county agencies
  • Externally referring evidentiary child sexual abuse exams
  • Availability for on-call consultation (phone, in-person) outside of regular clinic hours to be shared with CASP physician team


  • Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support
  • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
  • Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
  • An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management
  • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
  • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental
  • Moving allowance and home loan assistance - up to $200,000 (approval required)
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave
  • Shareholder track
  • Three retirement plans, including pension

To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://tpmg.permanente.org/.

If you are interested, please contact: Judy Padilla, Regional Recruiter, Physician Recruitment Services, at: [email protected] or 510-625-5915. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Posted 01.10.22

Employment Opportunity, UAB CAP Division - University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics is seeking to hire a physician for the Child Abuse Pediatrics Division (CAP). This is a clinical faculty position providing direct patient care, as well as responsibility for teaching.  The full-time academic position is open to a physician who is board certified or board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics, or in General Pediatrics with a strong interest in child abuse.

The Department of Pediatrics has a strong record of academic achievement and provides education to pediatric residents, medical students, and numerous subspecialty fellows via electives, lectures, and other clinical experience. The UAB Child Abuse Pediatrics Division has an active clinical & academic program providing medical consultative services for more than half of the state. The division provides inpatient and outpatient consultations at the Children’s of Alabama, a private, non-profit children’s hospital which is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is the only free-standing children’s hospital in the state with a complete complement of subspecialty services. The new faculty member will join an established team of 3 physicians currently in the division. In addition, there is a large full service pediatric SANE program providing 24/7/365 service for pediatric assault victims in the ED. Outpatient consultations are seen in the Children’s Hospital Intervention & Prevention Services (CHIPS Center) immediately adjacent to the hospital. The CHIPS Center is part of the CAP Division and includes 2 social work case managers, a PSANE RN, and several counselors providing counseling and community child abuse preventative services in addition to the medical services at the outpatient center. The CHIPS Center is the primary medical resource for 18 of the 35 child advocacy centers in Alabama.

The ideal candidate will qualify for an appointment at the Assistant or Associate level within UAB and will be an MD, DO, or MD/PhD who is licensed or eligible for license in the state of Alabama. Positions offer competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package. Rank, salary and tenure status will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity.

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact click on this link: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/1015.

Michael Taylor, MD
[email protected]

Posted 12.15.21

Medical Director – Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Child Advocacy Center

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) seeks an experienced and passionate Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as Medical Director of its Child Advocacy Center (CAC), which has been a critical resource in Coastal Virginia for more than 20 years.

Accredited through the National Children's Alliance and dedicated to providing child-friendly services, CHKD’s CAC is the largest CAC in Virginia and serves over 1,600 children and families annually across Coastal Virginia after child maltreatment has been suspected. The program offers forensic and mental health services to abused and neglected children at its three locations. The CAC serves multiple jurisdictions through 11 MDTs and a large team consisting of child abuse pediatricians, child abuse fellows, forensic nurses, a physician assistant, forensic interviewers, licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, case managers and trainees. Our center has an established program for trafficked youth and houses the area’s trauma-informed community network.

This is an outstanding opportunity to become part of Virginia's only free-standing children's hospital with the area’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and soon-to-open 60-bed outpatient mental health hospital. In addition to joining a great team, the Medical Director can enjoy the all the offerings that Hampton Roads has to offer, including good schools and close proximity to both beaches and mountains.

This full-time position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. The Medical Director will join a well-established medical team and fellowship program, and includes an academic appointment in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  Successful candidates should be board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics, have clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessment, and be able to work in a multidisciplinary setting.  They should have skills in teaching medical students, residents, fellows and investigative audiences, and the ability to proficiently testify in court. Candidates should be committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and trauma-informed care. They should be able to play an integral role in mentoring and supervising the program’s established medical fellowship program and be actively involved in research or scholarly activity. Candidates should possess a high level of administrative and organizational skills, and demonstrate strong patient care, leadership, and communication abilities.

For additional information, contact:

Erinn F. Portnoy, LCSW
Executive Director, CHKD Child Advocacy Center
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
935 Redgate Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23507
757-668-6164 (office)
[email protected]

Posted 11.08.21

Child Abuse Pediatrician – University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine & Public Health is recruiting a full- or part-time physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection. This position will lead the clinical, research, and outreach missions of the UW’s Child Protection Program. The Division Chief will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong community partnerships and enhancing the region-wide advocacy efforts for children affected by child maltreatment. This person will lead a skilled multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to suspected victims of child abuse in both the ambulatory and inpatient environments. Educational activities will include bedside, classroom, and small group teaching to a variety of learners and community partners. A strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity is expected. Outstanding communication skills and a collaborative work ethic are essential for this position. Learn more and apply here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/503377/division-chief-child-protection.

Posted 11.05.21

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Center for Child Protection & Well-Being at Vanderbilt. The Department is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates will have the opportunity to join a growing child abuse pediatrics team consisting of two child abuse pediatricians, a program coordinator, and a social worker. Our team’s clinical activities include evaluations of suspected victims of child maltreatment in the inpatient and outpatient settings. We also partner with a community organization staffed by forensic nurse practitioners in the evaluation of suspected child sexual abuse. Participation in hospital and community-based multidisciplinary teams as well as provision of education to learners are key roles of all team members. Opportunities to engage in research, quality improvement, or medical education are also available and highly encouraged.

The Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is our 343-bed children’s hospital and supports the Department’s pillars of patient care, education, and discovery. The catchment area for Children’s includes middle Tennessee, southern Kentucky, and northern Alabama. We are the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the region. Our program is also the only one of its kind in this region.

Vanderbilt University is in Nashville, TN, a diverse capital city marked by its unique blend of big city flair and small-town charm. Nashville has been named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family as well as America’s friendliest city three years in a row. Nationally recognized restaurants, unique and historical neighborhoods, and a wide array of cultural experiences including a vibrant music and entertainment scene make Nashville a wonderful place to call home.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter along with a CV to:

Karen Lakin, MD
Section Head, Child Maltreatment (effective Feb 1, 2022)
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbil
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
[email protected]

Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH
Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
[email protected]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Posted 11.02.21

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Duke University School of Medicine

The Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics, in the Department of Pediatrics, is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician for an academic appointment as a regular rank faculty member.

  • The Child Abuse and Neglect Medical Evaluation Program (CAN) provides comprehensive child medical evaluations in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • The team includes 3 Child Abuse Pediatricians, 1 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1 Population Health Nurse, and 2 Licensed Clinical Social Workers (child diagnostic interviewers and case management). 
  • The team has a brand-new clinic space with trauma-informed design.  The clinic is fully equipped for photodocumentation, recorded child interviews, and laboratory services. 
  • The Duke Foster Care Program provides telehealth and in-person services at the same site. 
  • CAN provide in-person consults at Duke University Hospital for admitted patients, and phone consults for the Duke ED and Health System.

The Duke SANE Program performs acute ED evidence collection.

  • Duke has a Child Abuse Fellowship Program, and actively trains medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • The CAN Program has research support through the Children’s Health Discovery Institute.
  • The CAN Program is dedicated to the long-term well-being of all our team members and has consistently strong institutional support.

The duties include:

  • Perform outpatient consultations for child maltreatment
  • Perform inpatient consultations as a shared responsibility
  • Participate in weekly patient case reviews
  • Represent Duke on community meetings
  • Testify in court
  • Teach fellows, residents, and medical students
  • Receive formal mentorship through an individualized mentorship committee
  • Participate and/or lead educational (fellowship), research, foster care, and/or QI initiatives, aligned with interest of the new team member


Applicants must:

  • be a MD/DO and have successfully graduated from a fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics and/or be board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • be eligible for licensure in North Carolina
  • demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • have strong clinical skills, including objective assessments for maltreatment
  • have interest in sharing knowledge of the field, through activities in teaching, research, and/or quality improvement

Please contact Aditee Narayan with any questions about the position:

Aditee Narayan, MD MPH
Section Chief, Child Abuse Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
[email protected]

All applicants will be required to submit a CV and letters of recommendation through the Duke HR portal.  Please contact Aditee Narayan to receive an application link.

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Posted 10.25.21

Division Director, Child Advocacy Division at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

The Division of Child Advocacy at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting a Division Director. This position is intended for a physician on the tenure or non-tenure track. The ideal candidate is board-certified in child abuse pediatrics and has leadership experience in an academic setting. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The candidate will be the ninth faculty member in a highly respected division of child advocacy. The division is composed of five child abuse pediatricians and two pediatric emergency medicine physicians and one hospitalist who work in both their primary division and the CAC. We have a hospital-based NCA-Accredited Child Advocacy Center and an outpatient clinic (ARCH – Advocacy Resources for Children), which provides primary care to children in foster care, outpatient maltreatment evaluations, and inpatient consultations. We also collaborate closely with Child Protective Services and have eight UPMC Children’s Hospital nurses embedded within Child Protective Services in two counties. In a typical year, our Child Protection Team evaluates ~ 500 inpatients, our Child Advocacy Center interviews ~ 700 children, and our clinic evaluates ~ 1,500 children.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World report’s 2020-2021 list of “American’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 315-bed, free-standing children’s hospital located in the thriving Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Children’s Hospital cares for over 80% of all hospitalized children (and over 90% of all hospitalized children under the age of 12) in our region, a catchment area that includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Southwestern New York.  Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the metropolitan area, the hospital is minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher education in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University. Our pediatrics residency program is among the top programs in the country. All of our residents spend one month at the Child Advocacy Center during their second year of residency.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Melanie Claypoole
Administrative Coordinator, Division of Child Advocacy
[email protected]

Posted 10.20.21

Board Certified/Eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician - Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN

We are excited to offer a full-time position to a board certified/eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN! Come join an established child protection team that includes another full-time child abuse pediatrician, a dedicated social worker and RN, and nurse practitioner. This position would include an academic appointment with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and offers a competitive and desirable compensation and benefits package.

Clinical and administrative duties include:

  • Inpatient consults
  • Outpatient evaluations including forensic evaluations of acute sexual assault
  • Weekly multidisciplinary meetings surrounding patient care and advocacy
  • Child fatality review team involvement
  • Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows if desired

Le Bonheur is a level I pediatric trauma center with supportive subspecialities including pediatric neurosurgery, emergency medicine, orthopedics, trauma surgery, ophthalmology, and pediatric radiology/neuroradiology. Our child protection team (CARES team) participates in many educational offerings and outreach opportunities within the community and surrounding states including strong relationships with community partners such as local law enforcement, DCS, Shelby County Health Department, and local churches and schools.

Memphis sits next to the Mississippi river in West TN just minutes away from both AR and MS. Memphis is a city of over 600,000 residents and boasts a professional basketball team, a major university, an international airport, and world-renown BBQ!
If interested in this position or to inquire further, please contact Lauren Burge.

Lauren Burge, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
51 North Dunlap St., Suite 350
Memphis, TN 38105
[email protected]
t: 901.287.6886

Posted 10.12.21

Child Abuse and Intervention Department (CAID) Medical Director – Tacoma, WA

Mary Bridge Children’s (MB), a member of the MultiCare System, is seeking a full-time BE/BC Child Abuse pediatrician to assume the role of Medical Director for the CAID.

About the Position

The Medical Director will provide administrative oversight for the CAID in collaboration with the Administrator of the MB Care Continuum as well as with the MB Chief Medical Officer and other MB Medical Directors. The Medical Director will also provide clinical services, supervising other CAID providers.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Medical direction for the department programs to include the following: Sexual Assault Intervention Department, Physical Abuse Intervention Department, Child Abuse Intervention Team, Foster Care Assessment Program and Child Advocacy Center (CAC) of Pierce County
  • Direction and integration of the CAID with other MB departments in collaboration with administrative dyad leader
  • Clinical practice of Child Abuse Pediatrics at MBCH including inpatient consultations and outpatient child maltreatment evaluations
  • Development and application of medical standards, protocols and/or pathways to enhance the quality of patient care
  • Development of Provider and CAID QI monitors and follow up with the MB medical staff, referral facilities/agencies and community interaction, especially with the Child Advocacy Center of Pierce County (CAC)
  • Oversight of Quality Improvement activities of CAID to ensure that the quality and appropriateness of patient care are monitored and evaluated and that appropriate actions based on findings are taken on a consistent basis
  • Participation in the development, review and implementation of policies and procedures for CAID
  • Participation in the physician peer review process
  • Periodic review of the Practitioners and nurses for the department regarding current competence, adherence to standards for continuing education and appropriateness of their training, experience and current privileges
  • Oversight of CAID compliance with regulatory guidelines including those required for Joint Commission, and CAC Accreditation
  • Participation CAID/CAC outreach activities

Candidate Expectations

  • Embodies the MultiCare Values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness
  • Focuses on Patients and Customer Service
  • Ensures highest levels of patient and staff safety using High Reliability Organization principles
  • Fosters a healthy workplace

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits and paid malpractice. MultiCare is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Please visit our website to apply for position #99087 online at jobs.multicare.org.

Posted 10.05.21

Child Abuse Pediatrician - Columbus, OH

The Division of Child & Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the team.

The Division consists of 5 Child Abuse Pediatricians (CAP) and 2 nurse practitioners. Housed at The Center for Family Safety and Healing, the Division is co-located with social work, law enforcement, children services, behavioral health, adult family violence services, and home visitation programs to provide a coordinated, comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all aspects of family violence. Specific clinical responsibilities include assessment of both inpatient and outpatient cases of suspected child maltreatment and longitudinal care for children in the Fostering Connections Program, a medical home for foster care youth. Additionally, the Division is home to a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship and a combined Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.

Applicants must have completed a fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics and/or be board certified or board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics.  Applicants should have strong clinical skills and a commitment to teaching, quality improvement, and research.

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, and adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational, and behavioral health research. The AWRI encompasses three research facilities totaling more than 500,000 square feet dedicated to research.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

To learn more or apply for this position visit us at: Hospital Physician Career Opportunities (nationwidechildrens.org).

If interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Letson, MD, MEd
Division Chief, Child & Family Advocacy
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
[email protected]

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Posted 10.01.21

Legacy Emanuel Hospital, CARES Northwest, Portland, OR


Northwest Permanente, P.C. is currently seeking a child abuse board certified or eligible pediatrician to join our medical group.

Our new physician will perform medical evaluations as part of a multi-disciplinary team for alleged victims of child abuse and neglect. In addition, they will interface with community partners, including law enforcement and child protective services, for the Portland metro area and throughout Oregon. In addition to outpatient clinical work based at CARES Northwest, a children’s advocacy center located on the Randall Children’s Hospital/Legacy Emmanuel campus, this role involves supporting Kaiser professionals via telephone consultation, providing expert witness testimony, and providing ongoing training and education for Kaiser providers. The inpatient call coverage is being determined.

At Northwest Permanente, P.C., health care specialists in all disciplines will discover opportunities to forge their own unique career paths in an innovative and collaborative professional community.

Join Our Medical Group

Northwest Permanente is a self-governed (physician-led), multi-specialty group of 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for 630,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated, value-based, and high-quality care.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Northwest Permanente, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Application link: https://nwpermanente.com/jobs/pediatrician/?id=8135.

Posted 09.28.21

Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician – San Jose, CA

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVHHS), a large public healthcare system in Silicon Valley, is seeking a full-time BE/BC pediatrician with an interest in child abuse pediatrics and advocacy for vulnerable children and youth to join the staff of the new Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Santa Clara County.

About the Position

The responsibilities of the Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician include clinical, administrative, and systems’ development roles.

A. Clinical Responsibilities:

  1. Forensic evaluations for child sexual abuse, child physical abuse and neglect at the Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center and at SCVMC. Clinical hours and call schedule to be determined.
  2. Consultation in child physical abuse and neglect, when requested by the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS/CPS), Law Enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, and clinical providers within SCVHHS, inpatient and outpatient, and affiliated external clinics (The School Clinics, Indian Health Center, etc.)
  3. Collaboration with the Pediatric Diagnostic Center, which will open doors in 2022, co-located with the CAC. The candidate will have potential opportunities to participate in developmental assessments in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
  4. Supervision of CAC advanced practice providers (physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners).

B. Administrative Responsibilities:

  1. Provide ongoing education and develop educational materials for staff pediatricians, residents, and physicians regarding signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  2. Provide annual training for the pediatric and emergency departments regarding mandatory reporting requirements and recognition of signs and symptoms of child abuse.
  3. Support SCVMC’s Child Abuse Prevention Committee, an internal to SCVMC cross-disciplinary team that evaluates quality of abuse evaluations across SCVHHS, and supports educational efforts.
  4. Collaborate with our county and community partners to develop a centralized trauma-informed resource for children who have survived child abuse and neglect. These partners include Behavioral Health, Dept. of Family & Children Services (DFCS), Kinship and Foster Parent Association (KAFTA), Juvenile Court, Probation, District Attorney’s Office, County Superintendent of Schools, and Santa Clara County First 5.
  5. Represent SCVMC on county-wide organizations who advocate for children’s health and safety, including Santa Clara County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC), the Child Death Review Committee (CDRT), the Cross Agency Service Team (CAST), and others.

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits and paid malpractice. SCVHHS is an Equal Opportunity employer.

If you are interested, please submit your cover letter and CV to [email protected].

Posted 09.27.21

Medical Director/Institute Director

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University (RU), School of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce a national search for a Medical Director/Institute Director with an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics. Rank commensurate with academic credentials in the clinical educator track. The Institute’s founding co-directors, Martin A. Finkel, DO and Esther Deblinger, Ph.D. have established a nationally/internationally recognized Center of Excellence positioned to continue its growth and development, and integrates medical and mental health aspects of its operations.

The Institute maintains academic appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. With over 50 staff and faculty, the Institute supports its robust clinical, training, and research missions. The Medical Director/Institute Director will collaborative with the Institute Co-director, Dr. Esther Deblinger. Our affiliation with Cooper Hospital, CARES Institute offers New Jersey’s only Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.


Duties of the Medical Director/Institute Director include but are not limited to:

Leadership/ Academic

  • Advance clinical, educational, research efforts, capabilities, and capacity.
  • Provide strategic leadership to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
  • Promote/mentor the academic careers of medical faculty
  • CAN education for medical students, residents, and faculty.
  • Collaborate with the State of New Jersey’s Division of Children and Families (DCF) leadership and legislative allies.
  • Support CAN Pediatrics fellowship and partnership with Cooper University Hospital/Department of Pediatrics and maintain fellowship accreditation.
  • Seek grants, contracts, major gifts, and State appropriations to assure fiscal solvency/independence in collaboration with RU Office of Government Affairs and the RU Foundation.


  • Develop and maintain department budget and attain fiscal targets.
  • Direct and facilitate the recruitment, retention, and professional development
  • Serve on key committees and task forces within the University, and external groups.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Dean.


  • Provide and manage direct patient care at our two outpatient clinical offices and inpatient consultation to Cooper Hospital.
  • Work with other Department Chairs of the School to improve the Faculty Practice Plan’s quality, service delivery, and financial performance.
  • Communicate with physicians and hospital staff to support and enhance patient care.


  • DO, MD, or MD-PhD degree; eligible for licensure in New Jersey
  • Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Appointment appropriate to academic credentials in the clinical-educator track

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online on the Rowan University job site: https://jobs.rowan.edu/en-us/job/495140/medical-directorinstitute-director-som.

Posted 09.24.21

Seeking Child Abuse Pediatrician to Build Program – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital opened their state-of-the-art facility in October 2019 and is expanding rapidly serving Louisiana as the first free standing hospital built for children from the ground up! If you want to help us build our Child Abuse and Neglect services and make a difference, OLOLCH is the place to be.

This position requires board certification or board eligibility in Child Abuse. Adjectives to describe the preferred candidate include builder, collaborator, teacher, servant leader, and patient centric.

Features of this opportunity include:

  • 4.5-day clinic position, with outpatient procedures
  • Hospital consults
  • Provide medical legal representation
  • Collaboration with Child Advocacy Center
  • Support staff includes RN, Social Worker, Medical Assistant
  • Pediatric Residency Program
  • Teaching and supervision of residents
  • 30 Bed Pediatric Emergency Department (Level 2 Trauma Center)
  • 30 Bed PICU, 11 bed NICU
  • 24/7 Pediatric Transport service
  • 80+ Pediatric sub-specialists available for consult
  • Generous compensation and benefits package including signing bonus, relocation, matching 403B retirement, and $4,000 annual CME allowance
  • Tort Reform State

Baton Rouge is Louisiana's capital city and was recently named the 4th Happiest City in America and Louisiana was named #6 best state for Millennials! We are known for our fabulous food, music, entertainment, outdoor life, and southern charm. Home to Louisiana State University and Southern University, Baton Rouge offers great schools, restaurants, and shopping venues. The mild climate, lakes, and coastal access provides for plenty of outdoor activities as well.

For further consideration, please contact our Senior Physician Recruiter, Kathy Prejean @ Cell: 225-907-6671 or [email protected].

Posted 09.15.21

Assistant or Associate Professor - New York City, NY

Reporting Relationship - Jocelyn Brown, MD-Medical Director, Child Advocacy ; Melissa Stockwell, MD—Division Chief, Child & Adolescent Health
Websites - Columbia University Department of Pediatrics: https://www.pediatrics.columbia.edu


This opportunity to join the Department of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor is an exciting one. Columbia University Irving Medical Center, one of the nation’s foremost academic health science centers working together with one of the nation’s premier health systems, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.


  • Provide timely consultations to the inpatient and outpatient units of the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, as well as a satellite location at Safe Horizon
  • Offer outpatient sessions at the NewYork-Presbyterian Child Advocacy Center and the Manhattan location of Safe Horizon
  • Provide clinical training to residents
  • Participate in all team meetings, and work as a liaison with outside agencies (ACS, NYPD)
  • Develop and participate in scholarly research activities


  • Must have a MD or DO degree and an active NYS Medical License
  • Must be Board certification in Pediatrics or an equivalent board certification, as well as board certification/board eligibility in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
  • Consistently strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with professionals in other disciplines;
  • The ability to create a high-energy results-oriented work environment that encourages colleagues and staff to value each other’s contributions; and
  • The ability to share and celebrate success with colleagues and staff.


Compensation arrangements are competitive and commensurate with both experience and achievement.


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Interested individuals should submit electronically a curriculum vitae and letter of interest addressed to Division Chief, Melissa Stockwell MD, MPH ([email protected]) and Jocelyn Brown, MD, MPH ([email protected]), Medical Director NY Presbyterian and Manhattan Child Advocacy Center.

Posted 09.14.21

Child Abuse Pediatrician Position Available

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) is seeking a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our Child Abuse Pediatrics Program. Our highly experienced team protects children and promotes healthy families through excellence in evaluation, treatment and prevention of child physical and sexual abuse and other forms of child trauma at the hospital based JE and ZB Butler Center for Children and Families and the Bronx Child Advocacy Center. The Bronx CAC is a National Children’s Alliance accredited co-located Child Advocacy Center located about 3 miles from the children’s hospital and 1 ½ miles from the Bronx courthouse complex.

Responsibilities include providing comprehensive medical evaluations and consultations for children and adolescents, clinical supervision of a nurse practitioner, teaching of Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows, pediatric residents and medical students and participation in quality/performance improvement initiatives. We are looking for candidates who are board certified/board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics, possess outstanding clinical skills, and have experience in medical education. The successful candidate will receive an academic appointment at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. We value diversity and encourage individuals from underrepresented, minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.

At Montefiore, DOING MORE means building on a history of firsts to create the future of healthcare. For over 100 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of medicine with innovations such as the intravenous cardiac pacemaker and one of the nation’s first pediatric kidney transplants. And as we continue to move forward, we seek professionals who want to join our team of leaders and trailblazers to advance the health of our communities in Westchester, the Hudson Valley, and the Bronx.

About the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

CHAM is a 192-bed nationally renowned academic children’s hospital providing inpatient, ambulatory, and emergency care for children and adolescents. CHAM is the pediatric hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is part of the Montefiore Health System spanning the Bronx and Westchester counties in New York.

About the Division of Academic General Pediatrics

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics consists of attending physicians, nurse practitioners, PhD social scientists, psychologists, social workers, and administrative staff. Our clinical practice sites are NCQA patient centered medical homes with integrated mental health services. Our primary care practices are the primary teaching sites for residents in our pediatric residency program and include a federally qualified health center. Division faculty are also actively engaged in medical education, quality improvement, research, and advocacy efforts.

Interested individuals should submit electronically a curriculum vitae and letter of interest addressed to Division Chief, Suzette Oyeku MD, MPH ([email protected]) and Jamie Hoffman-Rosenfeld, MD ([email protected]) Medical Director, JE and ZB Butler Center for Children and Families.

Suzette Oyeku, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3411 Wayne Avenue Rm 861, Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: 718-484-5135
Fax: 718-405-5260
Email: [email protected]

Posted 08.16.21

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X) Child Abuse Pediatrics Clinician

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN    DIEGO (UCSD), DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS (https://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), AND RADY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO (RCHSD) (https://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking applicants for a part‐time up to 1.0 cFTE Pediatrician with expertise in Child Abuse Pediatrics to provide patient care at RCHSD/the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, and within the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

The Chadwick Center at RCHSD is one of the largest hospital‐based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a staff of 75 professionals (medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing, education technology). The Chadwick Center provides child abuse medical services for San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties, a region with over 3 million people. Child abuse pediatricians oversee a 24/7 response to acute child/adolescent sexual assault and provide continual telephone availability to the community to triage and manage medical intervention for maltreatment issues. There is a daily clinic for outpatient child abuse and neglect evaluations as well as medical second opinion cases with additional clinical child abuse oversight to children evaluated for burns at the Regional Burn Center at UCSD. The attending physicians also provide backup to the providers at the emergency County shelter for children in custody.

The division has a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching, multidisciplinary collaboration and scholarly pursuits. Division faculty play a major role in education for medical students, pediatric residents and fellows, and in planning for the annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license, and be board certified in Pediatrics. Preferred candidates would be BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics or have completed a fellowship in a similar sub‐specialty within child abuse medicine field. Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans of excellence in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment. Additional independent research funding is encouraged but not required.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, in the Clinical series. The academic series will be determined based on the background and qualifications of the successful candidates. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

For more information, please contact Jemille Maog at [email protected].

Posted 08.09.21

Child Protection Physician - Phoenix Children's

Phoenix Children’s has an opportunity for a BC/BE Pediatrician to join one of the most respected teams in the region in serving children who are suspected victims of child maltreatment, as Associate Medical Director with the Division of Child Protection.

Job Role - Child Protection Pediatrician

  • Provide expert subspecialty care in the inpatient and outpatient setting as a member of the Division of Child Protection.
  • Play a significant role in serving as a resource for Phoenix Children’s and Maricopa County.
  • Maintain and expand services at Phoenix Children’s and Maricopa Medical Center as well as three advocacy sites – ChildHelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona, Southwest Family Advocacy Center, and Mesa Family Advocacy Center.
  • Work with a child protection team of Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, dedicated Forensic Interviewers plus excellent support staff in a manner that fulfills the strategic goals of PCH while complying with state and federal laws and accreditation standards related safety and risk management.
  • Help facilitate the advancement of the SANE RN program

Desired Skills & Experience - Minimum Qualifications Board Certified Pediatrics

  • Board Certified/Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics is preferred
  • Fellowship trained and/or significant interest in child protection

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV with cover letter.

Letters of reference may be requested.

Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s
O: (602) 933-1101 – C: (310) 290-2906

Posted 08.06.21

Certified Child Abuse Physician - Orange, CA

CHOC (Children’s Health of Orange County) is developing an expanded Child Protection Team (CPT). In support of this effort, the CHOC Medical Group (CMG) is recruiting a full-time child abuse-certified physician.  (A hybrid position that allows for patient-facing time in CHOC Primary Care may also be negotiated.)

The CPT at CHOC will consist of 2 physicians, 2 full time social workers, Psychology support, and a nurse/program coordinator. The Child Protection program will report to the Chief Medical Officer. CHOC’s academic partner is the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Residents from the UCI Medical School may rotate through the Child Protection program.

The position includes evaluation of patients suspected of being abused or neglected, consultation with pediatricians, law enforcement, the Social Services Agency and other partners, and provision of expert testimony as needed. The position may also include opportunities for community and partner education, research, and quality improvement activities. The CHOC CPT coordinates and offers training to enhance intervention efforts, promote prevention, and support at-risk families. In addition, the program conducts a follow-up clinic that primarily addresses Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

CHOC Hospital on the Orange, California main campus is a 334-bed facility. CHOC’s growing health system includes pediatric inpatient services at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, multiple specialty clinics throughout the region, a mental health initiative, several centers of excellence, and a large network of affiliated pediatric practices in the community. The organization is currently developing an Enterprise Master Plan featuring both capital and program expansion.

Orange County is the sixth largest county in the U.S. by population, including over 710,000 children and teens. Over 50% of the youth population is Hispanic, and the region features six threshold languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, and Mandarin). This interesting and highly-diverse area offers a Mediterranean climate, 42 miles of coastline, and easy access to recreational, educational, and cultural activities.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as relocation assistance. Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and CV to: [email protected].

Posted 08.06.21